Everyday Reading

Everyday Reading

Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America

eBook - 2012
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Everyday Reading is the first full-length critical study of the culture surrounding American popular and commercial poetry in the twentieth century. Exploring poetry scrapbooks, old-time radio show recordings, advertising verse, corporate archives, and Hallmark greeting cards, among other unconventional sources, Mike Chasar casts American poetry as an everyday phenomenon consumed and created by a vast range of readers in different and complex ways. Capturing American poetry's truly diverse forms and appeal, Chasar shows how the genre helped set the stage?before television, rock mu.sic, vid.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780231530774
0231530773
Characteristics: 1 online resource (321 pages)

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